Broad St. Post-Election Luncheon Gets A New, More Charitable VenuePrimary winners from both major parties spent part of their "day after" helping raise money for the Broad Street Ministry.
Anthony Williams Concedes With Call To Address Philadelphia's ChallengesAnthony Williams told his supporters that the election may be over, but the values and issues that brought them together persist.
Some New Faces Win Democratic Nominations For Phila. City CouncilHelen Gym, Allan Domb, and Derek Green edged out incumbents Ed Neilson and Wilson Goode Jr. for nominations. Kenyatta Johnson and Maria Quiñones-Sánchez survived district challenges.
Group Trying To Ignite More Interest Among Young Philadelphia Voters"Seventy percent of 18-24 year olds in Philadelphia have not voted in the last five elections," says David Thornburgh of the Committee of Seventy.
At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Mayor's Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia PrimaryToday's primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.
Registration Deadline For May 19th Pa. Primary, Including Phila. Mayoral and Council RacesLinks to registration form is here. You can drop completed form at City Hall Room 142 until 5pm, or at 520 North Delaware Avenue until 12 midnight.
Singer's Attorney Hopes Post-Trial Motions Can Turn Around City Commissioner's Ballot HopesThis morning, a judge was poised to remove Stephanie Singer from the May 19th Democratic primary ballot, subject to post-trial motions from her attorney.
Philadelphia's Top Election Official May Get Tossed From May 19th Primary BallotStephanie Singer is being challenged in her re-election bid over her petition signatures.
Phila. Candidates For Mayor and Council Get Ballot Positions For May 19th PrimaryBallot positions for the May 19th primary were determined in a very low-tech way: the candidates chose numbered balls out of a coffee can.
Philadelphia Voters To Decide 3 Ballot Questions TodayVoters in Philadelphia today will find two questions on their election ballot that deal with restructuring the city's government.
Pa. High Court Considers Whether Phila. Voting Machines Are Too UnreliableThe machines record ballot selections electronically, but do not produce a paper record of each vote.
City Election Official Hears Complaints of Dirty Tricks on Recent Primary DayThe hearing was hosted by city commissioner Stephanie Singer without approval of the City Commissioners' office, the body responsible for conducting elections in the City of Philadelphia.
Few Problems Reported in First Hours of Philadelphia Voting"Typical" is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.
Judges Easily Elected in Philadelphia, Some Despite Poor RatingsFour of the judicial candidates in Philadelphia won despite getting negative recommendations from the city's Bar Association.